Meyerland is Celebrating 60 Years!

Join Meyerland residents on Sunday, September 21, 2014, from 2-5 p.m. at Lovett Elementary School to celebrate this very special milestone.

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60th Anniversary

Harris County Tejanos to Honor Ellen

Ellen will be the guest of honor at the Tejanos 18th Annual Roast & Toast on Friday, October 17 at the Sheraton Suites Galleria.

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Tejano Dems

Ellen appears on “Make It Happen With David Lorms”

Oak Forest resident David Lorms' and Ellen discussed her time at the Houston Area Women's Center, breast cancer awareness, HERO, and more!

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Make a Plan!

September is National Preparedness Month - a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for emergencies and natural disasters.

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Changes ahead for historic preservation in Houston

City and residents hope revisions to the preservation ordinance will improve clarity.

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Latest News

Sep. 18, 2014City of Houston

As Storms and Flooding Continue, Houston OEM Offers Safety Tips and Resources

The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is encouraging Houston residents to take precautions as heavy rain causes street flooding throughout the city. The Houston Fire Department (HFD) reports that they have responded to over 150 motor vehicle accidents across the City since 5:30am, many of these related to the heavy rain. Continue Reading »

Sep. 18, 2014Culture Map

Redoing Memorial Park: New $100 million plan to change Houston’s most important green space forever

A proposed grass- and tree-covered land bridge spanning about 800 feet across Memorial Drive designed to reconnect Memorial Park‘s north and south sections is just one highlight in the long-range plans to bring cohesiveness — ecological, social and historical — to the city’s largest designated green space. Continue Reading »

Sep. 16, 2014Houston Chronicle

Are you the last Houstonian to get recycling?

As we reported in this morning’s paper, all Houston households will be able to roll their recyclables to the curb in a 96-gallon green bin sometime around the end of the year, if City Council approves the purchase of about 95,000 bins on Wednesday.

For a detailed map showing who gets service today and who will get it in the coming months, scroll to the bottom of this page. And if you don’t know your council district to pick one of the links listed there, try this map. Continue Reading »

Sep. 16, 2014Houston Public Media

BARC Coalition Expands Free Program To Tackle Stray Animal Problem

Driving down Stevens Street on Houston’s Northside one afternoon, the only dogs to be seen were wearing collars and hanging out in someone’s front yard.

But Andrew Green, who lives on the corner of Stevens and Lorraine, said that’s not typical.

“I’m surprised there ain’t some of them here right now,” he said. “I guess it might be a little bit too hot for them right now. But in the evening time, you can see a lot of stray dogs up and down the street.” Continue Reading »